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Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation

Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation
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Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation is accredited by Imagine Canada. At Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation (LSCF), we are the leading charitable organization devoted to improving the environmental health of Lake Simcoe and its watershed. We raise money to support specific projects for Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA). ​

You can have confidence in us! We’re proud to have achieved the distinguished Imagine Canada accreditation demonstrating the highest standards for public confidence in the nonprofit sector.


Rob video clip.JPG​​Give a Little Green this Holiday Season! Nature is so important to our well-being and will be even more vital in the coming years. Will you help us reach our $50,000 year end goal? 


Rob video clip.JPG​​2021 Connect Campaign update video released (September 27, 2021). Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority's CAO, Rob Baldwin, shares the latest updates on the Connect Campaign to build a new Nature Centre at Scanlon Creek.​​​


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Annual Fund Coordinator Job Postinghttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Annual-Fund-Coordinator-Job-Posting.aspx12/2/2021 10:54:41 PMAnnual Fund Coordinator Job Posting<p></p><h1>Annual Giving Coordinator​<br></h1><p>2-year Part Time Contract</p><p>Newmarket, Ontario</p><p>Hourly Rate: $23.55 to $25.00</p><p>Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation<strong> </strong>is a registered charity whose mission is to raise funds for the environmental protection and restoration of the Lake Simcoe watershed. Since 1973, we have worked with our implementation partner, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority to support critical environmental programs and projects. Our vision is of a community that works together to respect and support a healthy eco-system.</p><p>Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Annual Giving Coordinator plays a critical role in the development and implementation of fundraising events and other fundraising programs, primarily the annual Conservation Dinner.</p><h3>What you offer</h3><ul><li>University bachelor's degree in Business or Marketing. Post graduate diploma in Fundraising is an asset.</li><li>3-5 years of progressive experience in a non-profit organization or equivalent.</li><li>Excellent project management skills, especially as it relates to event management.</li><li>Team player with excellent organization skills and the ability to independently manage multiple priorities and deadlines.</li><li>Proven ability to raise funds and meet goals, especially in events like the Conservation Dinner.</li><li>Experience working with volunteer committees.</li><li>Excellent digital communication, writing and editing skills.</li><li>Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and e-Tapestry (or other) donor software.</li><li>Strong financial management skills.</li><li>Member of Association of Fundraising Professionals and knowledge of Conservation Authorities and their Foundations is an asset.</li></ul><h3>What you will do</h3><ul><li>Ensure the successful execution of fundraising events, primarily the Conservation Dinner) and other potential events like golf tournament(s), corporate partner programs, and 3rd party/community events.</li><li>Seek fresh ideas and approaches to build, enhance, improve, and grow our existing events and fundraising programs.</li><li>Build sponsorship program and solicit and secure event sponsorships and auction items.</li><li>Manage and support internal and external volunteers.</li><li>Negotiate with venues and vendors and ensure flawless execution and efficiency.</li><li>Analyze and report on event performance by preparing post-event evaluations, providing data driven recommendations, and identifying and implementing opportunities to enhance revenue as well as the donor stewardship/participant experience.</li><li>Develop and execute the event budget and meet or exceed established revenue goals.</li><li>Collaborate and develop content for event correspondence, collateral materials, social media, and digital marketing initiatives.</li><li>Ensure that philanthropic practices are aligned with the Canada Revenue Agency legislation and guidelines, and with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethics.</li></ul><h4 style="font-size:14px;">Start Date</h4><p>February 2022</p><h4 style="font-size:14px;">Hours of work</h4><p>21 hours a week (3 days per week)</p><p>Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to the Authority's Human Resources, referencing Competition #29-2021, by 4:00 pm on December 13, 2021, to <a href="mailto:careers@LSRCA.on.ca"><strong>careers@LSRCA.on.ca</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p><p>The Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Authority will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted regarding this competition and you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources.</p><p>All personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest in the Authority; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.<br></p><p>​</p>
Sr. Administrative Assistant Job Advertisementhttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Sr--Administrative-Assistant-.aspx9/27/2021 7:53:09 PMSr. Administrative Assistant Job Advertisement<p><br></p><div><h1><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-GB"><span data-ccp-parastyle="heading 1">Sr. Administrative Assistant, </span><span data-ccp-parastyle="heading 1">Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559738":120,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}"> </span></h1></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Regular, Full Time</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-parastyle="LSRCA Staff Name" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Newmarket</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-parastyle="LSRCA Staff Name" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, Ontario</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-parastyle="LSRCA Staff Name" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Annual Salary: </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-parastyle="LSRCA Staff Name" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">$</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-parastyle="LSRCA Staff Name" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">60,319 to $70,569</span></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-parastyle="LSRCA Staff Name" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"></span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></span></p></div><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Reporting to the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Executive Director, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Lake Simcoe </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Conservation Foundation</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(Foundation) </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">you will provide senior level administrative support to </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Executive Director</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Foundation staff</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> and</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Board Members, so that we can accomplish the Foundation </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">m</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">ission of raising funds for the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Authority</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> to complete projects which will ensure a healthy Lake Simcoe watershed.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0 ms-rteStyle-Normal" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></span></p></div><div><h2><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><br></span></h2><h2><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">What you offer</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559738":120,"335559739":120,"335559740":276}"> </span></h2></div><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><ul><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Post-secondary diploma in business administration or similar.</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" 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style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Excellent organizational and time management skills. </span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Ability to demonstrate discretion when working with confidential information. </span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Advanced knowledge and proficiency with Office 365 (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Publisher, and Teams) and Adobe.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Experience with E-Tapestry donor management software is an asset.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Ability to multi-task and prioritize with the ability to change priorities seamlessly throughout the day.</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Strong attention to detail and professional communication skills (oral and written)</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Exceptional customer service skills.</span><span class="EOP 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class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Familiarity with the Canada Revenue Agency Registered Charities Policies and Procedures. </span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">A valid G class driver’s license.</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li></ul></div></div><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div><h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2B"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">What you will do</span></h2></div><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><ul><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Verify and issue receipts for all donations. Verify instructions from donors, code gifts, </span><span class="NormalTextRun AdvancedProofingIssueV2 SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">enter into</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">database, run reports, issue thank you letters and tax receipts and file as appropriate.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Using E-tapestry, update new donor information, enter payroll donations, and provide donation, disbursement and reports &</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">to the Authority Finance department.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Correspond with donors and answer </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">inquiries, produce</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> donor reports as needed.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Provide administrative support for events and programs throughout the year:</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li></ul></div></div><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><p></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"></p></div></div><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Inspiring Greener Communities</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276,"469777462":[360],"469777927":[0],"469777928":[1]}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> <br></span></blockquote></div></div><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Annual Conservation Dinner</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276,"469777462":[360],"469777927":[0],"469777928":[1]}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> <br></span></blockquote></div></div><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Tree Memorial Program</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276,"469777462":[360],"469777927":[0],"469777928":[1]}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> <br></span></blockquote></div></div><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Franklin Fishing </span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276,"469777462":[360],"469777927":[0],"469777928":[1]}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> <br></span></blockquote></div></div><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Direct Mail and Leadership Circle</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276,"469777462":[360],"469777927":[0],"469777928":[1]}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></blockquote></div></div></blockquote><div class="SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><p></p><p></p><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276,"469777462":[360],"469777927":[0],"469777928":[1]}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"></span></blockquote><p></p><ul><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="font-size:12pt;color:windowtext;background-color:transparent;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Provide administrative support to the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Foundation’s </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Board of Directors.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="font-size:12pt;color:windowtext;background-color:transparent;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="color:windowtext;background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Prepare agenda and board package, send to board members and attendees, take meeting minutes, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">send out meeting notices </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">and other related tasks as needed.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="color:windowtext;background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="color:windowtext;background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Coordinate office supplies for the Foundation and update and manage fundraising database.</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="color:windowtext;background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">Responsible for Foundation filing and records management.</span></li></ul></div></div><div><div><h3 class="ms-rteElement-H3B"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">​Start Date</span></h3></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;">November 2021 (Alternate weeks in the office and remote until end of 2021)</span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;"><h3 class="ms-rteElement-H3B"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Hours of work</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559738":120,"335559739":120,"335559740":276}"> </span></h3></div></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-GB" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">35-hour work week, Monday to Friday, 8:</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">3</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">0am – </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">4</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">:30pm</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p><h3 class="ms-rteElement-H3B"><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" class="ms-rteFontSize-3">How to Apply</span></h3></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to the Authority’s Human Resources, referencing Competition #</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">26</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">-202</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">1</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> by 4:00 pm </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">on </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">October 5</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">2021,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> to </span></span><a class="Hyperlink SCXW242237092 BCX0" href="mailto:careers@LSRCA.on.ca" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;text-decoration-line:none;color:inherit;"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun Underlined SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#0000ff;font-size:12pt;text-decoration-line:underline;line-height:21.85px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-charstyle="Hyperlink" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">careers@LSRCA.on.ca</span></span></a><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun Underlined SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#0000ff;font-size:11pt;text-decoration-line:underline;line-height:20.7px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-charstyle="Hyperlink" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11pt;line-height:20.7px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;color:#0000ff;"> </span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="EOP SCXW242237092 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":240,"335559740":276}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11pt;line-height:20.7px;font-family:calibri, calibri_embeddedfont, calibri_msfontservice, sans-serif;color:#0000ff;"><br></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX0 SCXW242237092" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, 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In accordance with </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> the Authority </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW242237092 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. 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LSCF and Friday Harbour announce memorial donationhttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/LSCF-and-Friday-Harbour-announce-memorial-donation.aspx2/8/2021 10:48:15 PMLSCF and Friday Harbour announce memorial donation<h1>​​Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation & Friday Harbour Announce Memorial Donation<br></h1><p><span style="font-size:0.875rem;"><br></span></p><p><span style="font-size:0.875rem;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Pages/LSCF-and-Friday-Harbour-announce-memorial-donation/Mary%20jane%20Brinkos%202.jpg" class="ms-rtePosition-1" alt="Mary Jane Brinkos and friends at Lake Simcoe Consesrge presentation" style="margin:15px 20px;width:499px;height:340px;" />The Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation today accepted a $100,000 dollar donation made in memory of Mary Jane Brinkos, one of the original "Ladies of the Lake", a group of local volunteer residents committed to preserving and improving the health of Lake Simcoe. Ms. Brinkos, died in Barrie on January 29th at the age of 77.</span></p><p>The donation in her name was made by Jim De Gasperis, Managing Partner of Friday Harbour Resort on Lake Simcoe together with Mario Giampietri, Shauna Dudding, Vimal Patel and Cheryl Shindruk of Geranium.  <br><br></p><p>"The Foundation is honoured to accept this donation in memory of Mary Jane," said Foundation Board of Directors President, Debbi Conzelmann.<br><br></p><p>"Mary Jane's energy and her tireless efforts to protect Lake Simcoe and raise awareness of issues affecting its health leave a wonderful legacy of advocacy," added Foundation Executive Director, Cheryl Taylor.<br><br></p><p>"My family and I are delighted. We thank Friday Harbour, Geranium and our friend Dan Davidson for arranging this touching and generous acknowledgement.  This is so fitting and in harmony with my mother's passion for her precious lake's health," said her daughter, Diana Brinkos, who encouraged others to support the Foundation with donations of their own. <br><br></p><p>"We offer our condolences to Mary Jane's family and by making this donation in her name we want to acknowledge her commitment to the environment generally and to Lake Simcoe in particular," said Jim De Gasperis.<br><br></p><p>Mary Jane was a generous volunteer with several organizations, including Parent Finders.  As an adoptee herself and a parent of two adopted children, Mary Jane was very passionate about lessening the stigma around adoption.<br><br></p><p>Friday Harbour Resort donates a portion of the sale of each unit to the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation's <em>Inspiring Greener Communities Program</em>. They have been an avid supporter of all the Foundation's fundraising efforts, contributing almost $300,000 to date.  <br><br></p><p>Donations to the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation can be made in Mary Jane's memory <a href="https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/LakeSimcoeConservationFound/OnlineGiving.html">here​</a>.<br></p><p>Photo Description: Mary Jane Brinkos attending a 2017 Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation cheque presentation ceremony at Friday Harbour. (L to R: Mary Jane Brinkos, Shauna Dudding, Cheryl Taylor, Debbi Conzelmann, Jim De Gasperis, Cheryl Shindruk, Mario Giampietri)<br><br><br></p><p> </p><p>​<br><br></p><p><br><br></p>

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33rd Annual Conservation Dinner6/22/2022 10:00:00 PM6/23/2022 2:30:00 AM33rd Annual Conservation DinnerThe Conservation Dinner is our annual signature fundraising event. This highly anticipated event is attended by Elected Officials, business and municipal leaders, Authority and Foundation Board and staff as well as individuals who all share our vision of a cleaner and healthier Lake Simcoe watershed.0The Mannor at Carrying Place Golf & Country ClubFoundation